News Releases - Northern Virginia

March 19, 2019
Comment on Richmond Highway Corridor Improvements
Design Public Hearing is March 26 at Mount Vernon High School

March 19, 2019
Daytime Lane Closures on I-66 Between Gainesville and Route 50 Tuesday, March 19, and Wednesday, March 20, for Lane Striping Work

March 15, 2019
Overnight Stoppages, Lane Closures On I-66 Next Week For Overhead Sign Gantry Removal

March 15, 2019
Overnight Ramp Closures On I-66 Next Week At Route 50, 123, And I-495 Interchanges
UPDATE: The Route 50 West to I-66 West ramp closure has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 21

March 15, 2019
Aden Road Bridges Open
Historic bridge and recently built bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad now allow for two-way traffic

March 13, 2019
Overnight Ramp Closure and Traffic Stoppages Planned on Route 28 North Thursday, March 14

March 13, 2019
Forest Lane in Fairfax Closure March 18-22
Detour in place during stormwater pipe replacement

March 12, 2019
Overnight Ramp Closure and Traffic Stoppages Planned on Route 28 South Wednesday, March 13, and Thursday, March 14
UPDATE: This work will now be Wednesday night (3/13) only. Thursday night work is planned for Route 28 North and the ramp from I-66 East to Route 28 North.

March 11, 2019
495 Express Lanes Southbound, Jones Branch Connector Overnight Closures March 12-14
Detours in place during Jones Branch Connector project work

March 11, 2019
I-395 South Reduced to One Lane and Intermittent Traffic Stoppages During Overnight Hours, Monday, March 11-Tuesday, March 12
Closures needed for overhead sign work on 395 Express Lanes Project

March 8, 2019
Overnight Ramp Closures On I-66 Next Week At Route 28, Route 50, And I-495 Interchanges

March 8, 2019
Frye Road Closure March 11
Detour in place during speed table installation

March 8, 2019
Railroad Crossing Closures in Prince William Begin Monday
Norfolk Southern Railroad work

March 7, 2019
Crews Ready for Wintry Mix Friday through Saturday
Drivers asked to closely monitor conditions

March 7, 2019
495 Express Lanes Southbound, Jones Branch Connector Closures Continue This Weekend
Detours in place during Jones Branch Connector project work

March 6, 2019
Lovettsville Road Closure Tomorrow
Detour in place during stormwater pipe replacement

March 5, 2019
Tail Race Road Closure Tomorrow
Detour in place during stormwater pipe replacement

March 4, 2019
Cardinal Drive Midday Stoppages March 5-7
Dominion Energy transmission line work

March 3, 2019
Snow and Freezing Rain to Impact Travel Today
Avoid travel as heavy snow bands and icy conditions possible; Prepare now to delay travel Monday a.m.

March 1, 2019
Ramp from Route 50 West to I-66 West Scheduled to Close During Overnight Hours Tuesday, March 5

March 1, 2019
Midday Stoppages Planned on Route 29 Next Week for Blasting Operations at Future Gainesville Park and Ride Lot

March 1, 2019
495 Express Lanes Southbound, Jones Branch Connector Closures This Weekend
Detours in place during Jones Branch Connector project work

Feb. 28, 2019
Crews Prepping for Snow to Impact Friday Morning Rush Hour
Drivers asked to closely monitor conditions and plan to delay travel

Feb. 28, 2019
Overnight Traffic Stoppages, Lane Closures On I-66 East In Arlington For Work On Overhead Equipment, March 1-3
UPDATE: Work has been canceled due to inclement weather

Feb. 27, 2019
Give Input on Route 29 Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements
Public information meeting is March 5 at Fairhill Elementary School

Feb. 25, 2019
Braddock Road Westbound Lane Closures February 27 - March 1
Stormwater pipe replacement

Feb. 22, 2019
Ramps from Route 50 West and Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) South to I-66 West Scheduled to Close During Overnight Hours Next Week

Feb. 22, 2019
Midday Stoppages on Route 29 Next Week for Blasting Operations at Future Gainesville Park and Ride Lot

Feb. 20, 2019
Continue to Use Caution as Sleet, Freezing Rain Continue

Feb. 20, 2019
Snow and Freezing Rain to Impact Travel Today
Avoid travel during storm; Heavy snow bands and icy conditions possible

Feb. 19, 2019
Plan to Avoid Travel During Winter Storm Wednesday
Crews preparing for significant snow and wintry mix forecast through Thursday

Feb. 14, 2019
Overnight Traffic Stoppages, Lane Closures On I-66 This Friday And Saturday For Overhead Sign Gantry Removal

Feb. 12, 2019
Midday Stoppages on Route 29 and University Boulevard Thursday, February 14, for Blasting Operations at Future Gainesville Park and Ride Lot

Feb. 9, 2019
Ramp From I-66 West to Route 29 in Centreville Closed Sunday Night
UPDATE: Work will occur Thursday, February 14

Feb. 8, 2019
Clifton Creek Drive Closure February 11 - 22
Stormwater pipe replacement

Feb. 5, 2019
Midday Stoppages on Route 29 and University Boulevard This Week for Blasting Operations at Future Gainesville Park and Ride Lot

Feb. 1, 2019
Daytime Lane Closures on I-66 Between Gainesville and I-495 Sunday, February 3, through Wednesday, February 6, for Lane Marking and Pothole Repairs

Jan. 31, 2019
Be Alert to Potential Weather Impacts for Friday a.m. Commutes
Monitor weather and road conditions before leaving

Jan. 29, 2019
Snow and Extreme Cold Could Impact Travel Tonight, Tomorrow
Monitor weather and road conditions; prepare to delay Wednesday a.m. commutes

Jan. 29, 2019
Virginia and Transurban Sign Agreements to Invest More Than $1 Billion in Northern Virginia Transportation
Four projects reduce congestion and improve connectivity on I-495 and I-95, including the Occoquan Auxiliary Lane

Jan. 29, 2019
Overnight Traffic Stoppages, Lane Closures On I-66 This Weekend For Overhead Sign Gantry Removal

Jan. 29, 2019
VDOT Asks Drivers to Avoid Travel During Rush Hour Snow, Ice
Road crews staging to clear snow & treat for icy conditions this afternoon, overnight

Jan. 25, 2019
Midday Stoppages on Route 29 and University Boulevard Next Week for Blasting Operations at Future Gainesville Park and Ride Lot

Jan. 25, 2019
Dulles Toll Road to 495 Express Lanes Ramp Closure Tomorrow
Detour in place during Jones Branch Connector work

Jan. 24, 2019
I-66 Daytime Lane Closures Sunday, January 27
Lane Striping Work Between Gainesville and I-495

Jan. 24, 2019
Clifton Creek Drive Flagging January 28 - February 1, February 4 - 8
Alternating traffic due to creek bank and pipe work

Jan. 24, 2019
Overnight Traffic Stoppages, Lane Closures On I-66 This Weekend For Overhead Sign Gantry Removal

Jan. 20, 2019
Wet Roads May Be Icy with Plunging Temps
Crews treating for freeze of weekend's rain and melted snow; Drivers asked to check road conditions before traveling

Jan. 18, 2019
Midday Stoppages Planned on Route 29 and University Boulevard in Gainesville Area Next Week for Blasting Operations at Future Park and Ride Lot

Jan. 17, 2019
Prepare for Potential Snow and Ice to Impact Commutes Tonight, Tomorrow
Monitor forecast and adjust commutes; Crews staging along roads today ahead of afternoon rush hour

Jan. 16, 2019
Railroad Crossing Closures in Manassas Begin Today
Norfolk Southern Railroad work

Jan. 15, 2019
Sycamore Street Southbound at I-66 Overnight Lane Closures Tonight
Full closures up to 20 minutes each during overhead sign replacement

Jan. 13, 2019
Additional Snow Bands Tonight; Plan to Adjust Monday Commutes
Northern Virginia road crews continue to plow snow and treat roads for icy conditions overnight

Jan. 13, 2019
Give Plows Room on Snow Day Two
Continue to stay off roads as crews work to clear accumulating snow

Jan. 12, 2019
Avoid Travel as Weekend Storm Begins
Hazardous road conditions expected tonight; Allow plows room for clearing and treating roads

Jan. 12, 2019
VDOT Urges Drivers to Avoid Travel During Weekend Snow
Crews prepping for first snow of 2019; Drivers asked to plan ahead for safety

Jan. 11, 2019
Midday Stoppages Planned on Route 29 and University Boulevard in Gainesville Area Week of Jan. 14th for Blasting Operations at Future Park and Ride Lot

Jan. 10, 2019
Give Input on Thomas Avenue Cut-Through Analysis
Public hearing is Jan. 16 at Dranesville Elementary School

Jan. 9, 2019
Arcola Road Closure Begins Thursday
Closed for Arcola Boulevard construction until late summer

Jan. 7, 2019
Sycamore Street Southbound at I-66 Overnight Lane Closures January 9
Full closures up to 20 minutes each during overhead sign replacement

Jan. 4, 2019
Overnight Ramp Closures on I-66 Saturday Night
Closures planned at Route 123 and Route 28 Interchanges

Jan. 4, 2019
Midday Stoppages Planned on Route 29 and University Boulevard in Gainesville Area Monday, Jan. 7, and Friday, Jan. 11, for Blasting Operations at Future Park and Ride Lot

Jan. 2, 2019
Daytime Lane Closures for Lane Striping on I-66 Between Route 29 Gainesville and I-495 This Week

Jan. 2, 2019
Give Input on Fairfax County Parkway Widening
Public information meeting is Jan. 7 at Robinson Secondary School

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